Our design for Gable Point has been nominated for the 2013 Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Awards under the category of New Affordable Senior Housing!
The Winners will be announced December 19th so check back! You can learn more about the competition here: http://shnawards.com/
Tyson and Billy Architects designed a three story wood frame elevator Victorian-style apartment building for low income seniors aged 62 and older. Fiber cement siding was utilized that featured Victorian details. The main entrance features a wrap around porch.
The building features turrets and gables allowing many of the apartments to have rounded living rooms, full kitchens, lots of windows and an open floor plan. The facility consists of 59 one bedroom units and one two bedroom unit, community room with outdoor patio and seating, library, computer room giving residents internet access, game room with pool table, fitness room and 24 hour on call maintenance and is located on 3 acres within walking distance to shopping and banking. The main lobby features a fireplace and a player piano. Each floor features nooks and a central laundry with power operated doors.